Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolutionary Biology 

Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare

Popular ScienceOut of Print

By: P Colinvaux

224 pages, Line illus

Penguin Books

Paperback | Mar 1999 | #3850 | ISBN: 0140135650
Out of Print Details

About this book

The author takes an entertaining look at the world around him, pondering the answers provided by scientific research. Each chapter explores a separate theme, usually beginning with a paradox that arose in the literature of a generation or so ago and ending with a report of the current state of our knowledge. `A vivid picture of how the natural world works... an excellent and very readable book. Nature.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Handbook of Meta-analysis in Ecology and Evolution

NHBS Special Offer Price: £36.99 £62.95 (Save £25.96) $46/€43 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Alfred Russel Wallace

NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

Avian Evolution

NHBS Price: £64.99 $81/€75 approx

The Big Cats and their Fossil Relatives

NHBS Special Offer Price: £14.99 £24.95 (Save £9.96) $19/€17 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics

NHBS Price: £54.95 $69/€64 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194